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Novak Djokovic Defeated Gilles Simon Reaching Quarterfinals Of The Australian Open

Melbourne: Jan 24;  Novak Djokovic survived a frustrating five-setter against Gilles Simon at the Australian Open on Sunday, spraying 100 unforced errors on Rod Laver Arena before reaching the quarterfinals for the 27th consecutive Grand Slam.

That's rarified territory for the five-time and defending champion, equalling Jimmy Connors' career mark of consecutive quarterfinals - only Roger Federer has done better with his 36.

Top-ranked Djokovic won 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in four hours, 32 minutes and will meet No 7 Kei Nishikori in the quarterfinals.

Ahmed Shehzad not to appeal against dope test report

Lahore : Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who was recently tested positive for a drug test, has decided not to appeal against the dope test result, rep...

Ronaldo accepts punishment in tax evasion case

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India to play 'historic' football friendly against China

New Delhi : All India Football Federation (AIFF) has confirmed that India's senior football team will play a friendly match against China during the F...

Lewis Hamilton signs new two-year contract with Mercedes

Hockenheim : Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed another two-year contract with Mercedes.According to ESPN, Hamilton will stay in the F...